New Minya, Egypt, Africa
 
 
Year1986latitude: 28° 5'
longitude: 30° 48'
Period1991-2004
Initiator(s)Government of Egypt
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)Egyptian
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organization
Inhabitants45,000
Target population638,000
Town website
Town related linkshttp://www.newcities.gov.eg/english/New_Communities/Minia/default.aspx
Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 
New Minya was established by Cabinet decree (278/1986), its construction works began actually in 1991 and the cordon of the city was modified by Presidential Decree in 2004. It lies north east of the Nile, 250 Km far from Cairo.
The total area of ​​the city is 24.6 thousand acres and built up area is 6.5 thousand acres.
The total number of housing units is 34670 thousand of which 15100 implemented by New Urban Communities Authority and 19990 implemented by private sector.

source: http://www.newcities.gov.eg/

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